php-markdown-extra-extended - my humble attempt at extending php-markdown

Waylan Limberg waylan at
Wed Jul 13 09:02:29 EDT 2011

On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 4:12 AM, Egil Hansen <egil at> wrote:

> Dear all,


> I have used Markdown via Drupal a few months now, with a customer site

> and my currently my own blog and based on that practical experience I

> wanted to add some extra functionality to PHP Markdown Extra, so out

> of this grow my (extended) weekend project



> The big missing item right now that I would like to implement is the

> ability to add classes to block and span elements. My basic idea is to

> use a syntax like this: {some class}

If you're looking for prior art, I'd suggest Maruku's attribute lists
[1]. I'm aware of at least two other markdown implementations which
have adopted this.


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Waylan Limberg

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